Michelle Waterson is set to appear in the 2017 edition of ESPN’s “Body Issue.”
The UFC strawweight star is one of a number of top athletes who will be bearing it all for the Worldwide Leader’s annual edition of the magazine which celebrates athletes of all shapes and sizes.
Ahead of the release of the 2017 issue, ESPN shared a behind-the-scenes video of a photoshoot featuring “The Karate Hottie.”
In the video, Waterson shares a strong message about body image ahead of the magazine’s release.
Get a first look at Waterson in the ESPN Body Issue below:
Waterson is just the latest MMA star to grace the pages of the magazine, following in the footsteps of lightweight champion Conor McGregor a year ago.
This year, Waterson will be joined by the likes of Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs, Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott, figure skater Ashley Wagner, the United States women’s national hockey team, former Olympian Gus Kensworthy, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and many more.
This year’s edition of the “Body Issue” — which is the ninth annual installment — is set to hit newsstands on July 7.